Western Americana Safari

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Western Americana Safari Auction

This four day sale features some of our best offerings to date in the following categories: Gold, Mining, Native Americana, Cowboy, Firearms, Taxidermy, Railroad & Express, Tokens, Coins, Ingots, Medals, Bottles, Gaming, and General Americana.

Highlights include: the Don Young Collection of US Medals & Exonumia, arguably one of the largest collections ever offered; a major collection of identified gold nuggets and Comstock mineral specimens; a huge collection of mining artifacts, including candlesticks, carbide lamps, mining ephemera and stock certificates; silver ingots and large American silver medals; US & Mexican coins, gold tokens, and dies; nearly 100 taxidermy mounts centralized on the American West and Africa; a gaming section of rare chips and a pre-1910 roulette table; a token section with the final Montana Svoboda pieces as well a rare Bodie token and gold nugget tokens; historical autographs including George Armstrong Custer, Ben Holladay, Sharon-Mills-Ralston, and important Comstock and Western political figures; firearms and weaponry including nearly 50 firearms and a Constitutional Delegate's sword; Western cutlery (1850s-1880); antique bottles incl. Bodie & colored Nevada; a California Gold Rush section incl. an 1856 vigilance committee medal, a presentation belt buckle, and rare ephemera; fantastic Native Americana and Cowboy sections; and much more!

Please see the auction schedule below.

Auction Schedule

Day One (Friday, December 9th, 2016) (Lots 1000-1706)
Gold (Lots 1000-1053)
Ore/Mineral Specimens (Lots 1054-1074)
Mining Part I (Lots 1075-1706)
Mining Candlesticks (Lots 1075-1095)
Mining Hardhats (Lots 1096-1098)
Carbide Mining Lamps (Lots 1099-1254)
Safety Mining Lamps (Lots 1255-1275)
Teapot Mining Lamps (Lots 1276-1301)
Assay (Lots 1302-1328)
Mining Ephemera (State/City) (Lots 1329-1706)
Alaska thru Nevada

Day Two (Saturday, December 10th, 2016) (Lots 2000-2674)
Mining Part II (Lots 2000-2155)
State/City (New Jersey thru Foreign) (Lots 2000- 2103)
Gold Rush (Lots 2104-2134)
Mining Spoons (Lots 2135-2155)
Native Americana (Lots 2156-2334)
Baskets (Lots 2156-2184)
Beadwork (Lots 2185-2203)
Cradleboards (Lots 2204-2207)
Jewelry (Lots 2208-2251)
Moccasins (Lots 2252-2258)
Weapons & Points (Lots 2259-2279)
Pottery (Lots 2280-2301)
Rugs (Lots 2302-2317)
Art, Artifacts, & Ephemera (Lots 2318-2334)
Cowboy (Lots 2335-2404)
Franz Trevors (C.M. Russell) Paintings (Lots 2335-2338)
Saddles (Lots 2339-2349)
Spurs & Bits (Lots 2350-2377)
Clothing (Lots 2378-2390)
Ephemera (Lots 2391-2404)
Firearms, Weaponry, & Military (Lots 2405-2498)
Taxidermy (Lots 2499-2579)
Sorted Alphabetically
Railroad, Stage, & Steamship (Lots 2580-2635)
Sorted by State/City
Wells Fargo & Other Express (Lots 2636-2674)
Wells Fargo (Lots 2636-2659)
Railroad Express (Lots 2660-2666)
Other Express (Lots 2667-2674)

Day Three (Sunday, December 11th, 2016) (Lots 3000-3651)
Tokens (State/City) (Lots 3000-3139)
Numismatics (Lots 3140-3651)
Ingots (Lots 3140-3152)
Currency & Scrip (Lots 3153-3163)
Ephemera (Lots 3164-3185)
Coins & Coin Collectibles (Lots 3186-3262)
US & Other Coins (Lots 3186-3193)
Mexican Coins (Lots 3194-3255)
Coin Collectibles (Lots 3256-3262)
Cal Fractionals & Gaming Counters (Lots 3263-3280)
Hart’s Coins of the Golden West (Lots 3281-3295)
Medals & So-Called Dollars (Lots 3296-3342)
Don Young US Medal Collection (Lots 3343-3651)
Alphabetical by Association (ANA-TAMS)

Day Four (Monday, December 12th, 2016) (Lots 4000-4626)
Bottles, Saloon, & Brewing (Lots 4000-4071)
Bottles (Lots 4000-4056)
Saloon & Brewing (Lots 4057-4071)
Gaming (Lots 4072-4112)
General Americana (Lots 4113-4626)
Various (Lots 4113-4194)
Sorted by State / City (Alabama thru Foreign) (Lots 4195-4570)
Books (Lots 4571-4626)
Directories (Lots 4571-4587)
General (Lots 4588-4626)


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1842/1948 Placerita Gold Discovery Medal1431 - 1842/1948 Placerita Gold Discovery Medal
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Rare Copper medal for Gold Rush, 1842, Placerita Canyon. Californians celebrated the centennial in grand style, and Newhall residents didn't shr...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 150.00
Sold to C*****4 for (55.00 + 13.20) = 68.20
 
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Two Plumas County Mining Stock Certificates1432 - Two Plumas County Mining Stock Certificates
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Taylor Plumas Mill and Mining Company. No. 960, issued for 100 shares to JR Kennedy on April 15th, 1886. Signed by the president (Robinson) and sec
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to a********o for (70.00 + 16.80) = 86.80
 
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Eureka Gold Mining & Milling Company Stock Certificate1433 - Eureka Gold Mining & Milling Company Stock Certificate
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Extra rare pre-1900 Randsburg. Inc. in California. No. 76, issued for 40 shares to Emma. D. Ely on March 27th, 1899. Randsburg dateline. Signed by A.W
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to T*********t for (60.00 + 12.60) = 72.60
 
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Bond for The San Bernardino Mining Company, Limited1434 - Bond for The San Bernardino Mining Company, Limited
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Five pound bond No. 82 issued to Dr. Leonard W. Sedgwick on Sept. 5, 1895. Signed by the company directors and secretary. Three pence revenue imprint.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to l*******c for (50.00 + 12.00) = 62.00
 
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Business Card for HS Homans: Commissioner of Deeds for Nevada Territory1435 - Business Card for HS Homans: Commissioner of Deeds for Nevada Territory
Holabird Western Americana Collections
H. S. Homans was a Notary Public and Commissioner of Deeds for the Nevada Territory. (What is a Nevada Territory Commissioner of Deeds doing in San Fr
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to V********e for (55.00 + 11.00) = 66.00
 
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Mining & Scientific Press: Earthquake Anniversary Issue1436 - Mining & Scientific Press: Earthquake Anniversary Issue
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Much attention paid to San Francisco one year after the great earthquake. Also articles on Leadville, Cripple Creek, Butte, etc. Cover missing. Spine
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
 
 
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The California Powder Works Billhead & Imprinted Cover1437 - The California Powder Works Billhead & Imprinted Cover
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Dated December 21, 1896 correspondence to Eureka, Nevada on payment. California Powder Works was the first American explosive powder manufacturing com
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 150.00
Sold to b******a for (35.00 + 7.35) = 42.35
 
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Santa Paula Mining & Reduction Company Stock Certificate1438 - Santa Paula Mining & Reduction Company Stock Certificate
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Rare Ventura County, California. Inc. in 1899. Dateline Santa Paula, Cal., July 39th, 1901. No. 65, issued for 100 shares to C.M. Hardison. Signed by
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
Sold to l*****I for (35.00 + 8.40) = 43.40
 
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Sonoma Pacific Coal Company Stock Certificate1439 - Sonoma Pacific Coal Company Stock Certificate
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Location: Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, California. Dateline San Francisco, Feb. 11, 1889. No. 147, issued for 1,633 shares to CF Frost, the manager of t
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 150.00
Sold to t*******d for (30.00 + 6.30) = 36.30
 
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Rare Pair of Sierra City Mining Stock Certificates1440 - Rare Pair of Sierra City Mining Stock Certificates
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two certificates for the William Tell Consolidated Gold Mining Company, datelined Sierra City, California, 1891. No. 41, issued for 50,000 shares! and
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to a********o for (30.00 + 7.20) = 37.20
 
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Orient Gold Placer Mining Company Stock Certificate1441 - Orient Gold Placer Mining Company Stock Certificate
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Location of works: Placer Mining in the County of Sierra, Cal. Dateline North San Juan, Nevada County, California. No. 114, issued for 17 shares to H.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to a********o for (55.00 + 13.20) = 68.20
 
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Sierra County Gold Mining Stock Certificate Pair1442 - Sierra County Gold Mining Stock Certificate Pair
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Alleghany Mining District, Sierra County. 1) Plumbago Gold Mine Company Stock Certificate. Certificate No. C11, issued for 1,375 shares to Joseph Penn
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (85.00 + 20.40) = 105.40
 
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The Pilgrim Gold Mining Company Stock Certificate1443 - The Pilgrim Gold Mining Company Stock Certificate
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Early Sierra County. Inc. in Kentucky. No. 426, issued for 100 shares to A.H. Allen on March 3, 1881. Signed by CC Attenbury (President) and the secre
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to a********o for (40.00 + 9.60) = 49.60
 
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Lady Franklin Stock Certificate # 18 (G.T. Brown Lith.)1444 - Lady Franklin Stock Certificate # 18 (G.T. Brown Lith.)
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100 shares made out to F. E. Luty, Trustee for the Company dated August 30, 1876. The Company was capitalized at $10,000,000; 100,000 shares at $100 e
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to i*****l for (225.00 + 54.00) = 279.00
 
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Silver Prize, No. 2, Gold & Silver Mining Co. Certificate (Amador County)1445 - Silver Prize, No. 2, Gold & Silver Mining Co. Certificate (Amador County)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Number 2 is the rarest of the Silver Prize Stock Certificates. 25 shares No. 10 dated August 15th 1863 to Frank Cooper. Incorporated August 3rd 1863 a
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to r********5 for (400.00 + 96.00) = 496.00
 
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The Pearl Gold and Silver Mining Company Stock Certificate1446 - The Pearl Gold and Silver Mining Company Stock Certificate
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Stock certificate #52 dated September 28th 1863 for 10 shares made out to Frank Cooper. Cooper was a partner in Stroebel, Fleig & Co. a meat mar...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to i*****l for (150.00 + 36.00) = 186.00
 
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Another Fabulous U. S. Geologic Folio: Sonora, California1447 - Another Fabulous U. S. Geologic Folio: Sonora, California
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1897. Full of detail in maps and history. 22 X 19". State: California City: Sonora Date: 1897 FHWAC#: 41850
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Start Price : 35.00 | Estimates : 70.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Nice Group of Southern California Mining Stock Certificates1448 - Nice Group of Southern California Mining Stock Certificates
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Lot of 4. 1) The Sanchez and Soledad Gold & Silver Consolidated Mining Company. Mines in the Mojave Mining District. No. 705, issued in 1883 for...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to t*******d for (60.00 + 12.60) = 72.60
 
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Southern California Desert Mining Stock Certificates1449 - Southern California Desert Mining Stock Certificates
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of two. 1) Roosevelt Mining & Milling Company. Inc. in CA. No. 484, issued for 100 shares to Geo. C. Auderegg on June 2, 1903. Signed by the...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to 2*****s for (250.00 + 52.50) = 302.50
 
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Two California Mining Stocks including the Wee-Wee Antic1450 - Two California Mining Stocks including the Wee-Wee Antic
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1) Wee-Wee Antic Gold, Silver and Copper Mining Company, Stockton Gopher District. Datelined September 14, 1863. Incorporated July 30th, 1863 and capi
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to m********y for (325.00 + 78.00) = 403.00
 
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Clear Creek and Webster Consolidated Mining Company Stock Certificate (Tuolumne)1451 - Clear Creek and Webster Consolidated Mining Company Stock Certificate (Tuolumne)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Very Early certificate # 10 to Harlow Nettleton for 100 shares datelined Stone Ranch and dated October 10, 1863. The company was incorporated July 186
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to e*****r for (200.00 + 48.00) = 248.00
 
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Early Yuba Mining Company Stock Certificate1452 - Early Yuba Mining Company Stock Certificate
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Panning Started in 1850 in this now ghost town located on highway 20, west of Grass Valley where highway 49 intersects highway 20. This area was the s
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to k**********y for (180.00 + 36.00) = 216.00
 
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Trinity Dredging Company Stock Certificate1453 - Trinity Dredging Company Stock Certificate
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Rare mine dredging certificate. Inc. in California. No. 28, issued for 2,250 shares on Dec. 4th, 1909. Signed by the vice-president (W.J. Baker) and t
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
Sold to S*********m for (20.00 + 4.80) = 24.80
 
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Owens River Mill & Mining Company Stock Certificate (Inyo District)1454 - Owens River Mill & Mining Company Stock Certificate (Inyo District)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is the first time we have seen this certificate. Incorporated July 11, 1863 and capitalized at $540,000; 2700 shares at $200 per. Certificate 104
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to i*****l for (2,200.00 + 528.00) = 2,728.00
 
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Four Tuolumne County Mining Stock Certificates1455 - Four Tuolumne County Mining Stock Certificates
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 4 different. Included: the highly-attractive Tuolumne County Water Company stock (1854, cut cancelled) with the gorgeous half-page placer minin
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to e******9 for (50.00 + 12.00) = 62.00
 
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Reports on the Olsen Mine1456 - Reports on the Olsen Mine
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Never seen by us. 16 pp .9.25 x 6". Paper wrapper; includes a foldout cross sectional plan of the mine with a table of assays performed by Tho...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (150.00 + 36.00) = 186.00
 
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Very Rare Central Gold Mining Company Stock Certificate (Tuolumne City)1457 - Very Rare Central Gold Mining Company Stock Certificate (Tuolumne City)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This has never been seen by this company and we could find little information on it. Incorporated Dec. 20, 1862 and capitalized at $260,400; 1736 shar
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 900.00
 
 
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Carbonate Mining Company Stock, Oro Grande, California 18911458 - Carbonate Mining Company Stock, Oro Grande, California 1891
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Cert. #86, issued in 1891 to T.E. Rowan, trustee and signed by Rowan as president. Location of mine: Oro Grande Mining Dist. Printed at top left. Comp
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to r********5 for (225.00 + 54.00) = 279.00
 
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Volcano Gold and Gravel Mining Company Stock Certificate (Amador County)1459 - Volcano Gold and Gravel Mining Company Stock Certificate (Amador County)
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Certificate No. 354 for 10 shares of stock dated March 26, 1879 and made out to M. Gluebetich. Incorporated in San Francisco on July 27, 1876 and capi
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to T******1 for (170.00 + 34.00) = 204.00
 
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Yellow Jacket & Carey Gold & Silver Mining Company Stock Certificate1460 - Yellow Jacket & Carey Gold & Silver Mining Company Stock Certificate
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Calaveras County. No. 921 datelined Stockton, California, December 10, 1873 for 250 shares to J. W. Roaer. Incorporated October 16th, 1873 and capital
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to 1*****c for (160.00 + 38.40) = 198.40
 
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Jeffrey Mine, Inyo County Prints and Negatives1461 - Jeffrey Mine, Inyo County Prints and Negatives
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Group of original glass negatives and prints from the Jeffrey Mine, White Mountains, Inyo County, California. Approximately 20 photographs separated f
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Deadwood Gold Mining Company Stock Certificate1462 - Deadwood Gold Mining Company Stock Certificate
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Incorporated February 1877. Stock Certificate #3 dated March 6, 1877 for 100 shares to James Lolley. Signed by the President, R. B. Symington and F. A
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 6******n for (55.00 + 11.00) = 66.00
 
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South Hite Gold Mining Company Stock Certificate1463 - South Hite Gold Mining Company Stock Certificate
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Location of Works: Hites Cove, California, which is in Mariposa County near Yosemite. Inc. in California, January 6th, 1881. No. 166, issued for 100 s
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to t*******d for (35.00 + 7.35) = 42.35
 
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Pamphlet – Historical Sketch of Mining in the Vicinity of Yreka, Siskiyou County1464 - Pamphlet – Historical Sketch of Mining in the Vicinity of Yreka, Siskiyou County
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RARE! Siskiyou County has the distinction of the first gold discovery in Northern California. Dr. Hearn made the first discovery (Tthe Pine Tree) on Y
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to a****a for (75.00 + 18.00) = 93.00
 
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American River Dredging Photo Collection1465 - American River Dredging Photo Collection
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9 Photographs of the American River and dredging operations on various places including the North Fork Ditch Settling Pond (behind and beyond Monte Re
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to c********r.. for (50.00 + 12.00) = 62.00
 
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California Gold Nugget Souvenirs1466 - California Gold Nugget Souvenirs
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Not real nuggets--Come to Sacramento Convention Capital; Path of Gold, San Francisco, 1916; Pioneer Frisco. State: California City:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to s********o.. for (75.00 + 18.00) = 93.00
 
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California Gold Pan Souvenirs1467 - California Gold Pan Souvenirs
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Five California gold pan souvenirs. State: California City: Date: FHWAC#: 39661
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (50.00 + 12.00) = 62.00
 
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California Mining Checks1468 - California Mining Checks
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Lot of 30. Includes: Volcano Copper Gold & Silver MC (unused 1860s); Croesus Gold Mining & Milling Co. (Grass Valley); Ante Up MC (Alleghany...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to 6****A for (60.00 + 12.60) = 72.60
 
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California Mining Dredging Stock Certificates1469 - California Mining Dredging Stock Certificates
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Scarce dredging company stocks. Lot of 4 different. Included: Yuba Consolidated Gold Fields (1956, punch cancelled), South Yuba Mining & Smeltin...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to l*******c for (40.00 + 9.60) = 49.60
 
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California Mining Medallions1470 - California Mining Medallions
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Gold nugget pin, 1 1/8". Six medals: san Diego Federal Savings & Loan, 1885-1955, nice embossed image of miner; E. Clampus Vitus medal; Ban...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to C*****4 for (120.00 + 28.80) = 148.80
 
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California Mining Stock Certificate Collection1471 - California Mining Stock Certificate Collection
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Lot of 6. All different. Includes: Veta Grande Mining Company (1921, cancelled), Selby Smelting & Lead Company (1907, cancelled), The Shasta May...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
Sold to t*******d for (30.00 + 6.30) = 36.30
 
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Choice California Oil Stock Certificate: Sedalia & California Oil Co.1472 - Choice California Oil Stock Certificate: Sedalia & California Oil Co.
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Gorgeous certificate. Inc. in California. No. 28623, issued for 5 shares to Bearer on April 26, 1902. Printed signature of the president. Live signatu
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (45.00 + 10.80) = 55.80
 
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Color Negative of a Miner with his Pack Mule1473 - Color Negative of a Miner with his Pack Mule
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Great condition. Slide printed with, "Old miner with outfit, California." Used by the Chicago Public Schools. Very interesting piece and r...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Early California Mining Lithographs1474 - Early California Mining Lithographs
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Seven duplicate lithographs showing three miners: panning, using sluice box, and an arrasta. By RS Dogge. Two Bunker Hill lithographs thrown in for lu
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (15.00 + 3.60) = 18.60
 
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Echoes of the Past about California1475 - Echoes of the Past about California
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Rare book: "Echoes of the Past about California" by General John Bidwell. "In the Camp and Cabin" by Rev. John Steele. Publishe...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to 5*****r for (25.00 + 5.25) = 30.25
 
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Giant Powder Company Archive1476 - Giant Powder Company Archive
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 10 letters for this company made famous for its explosives in the 19th century. Nine of the letters are on letterhead from the Clipper Gap Mill
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 150.00
Sold to k**********y for (95.00 + 19.00) = 114.00
 
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Hunting for Gold1477 - Hunting for Gold
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"Hunting for Gold" by Major William Downie, facsimile signature. "Reminisences (sic) of Personal Experience and Research in the Early...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to d********9 for (50.00 + 12.00) = 62.00
 
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Mariposa Land & Mining Company: $1,000 in Gold Bond1478 - Mariposa Land & Mining Company: $1,000 in Gold Bond
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Certificate No. 110 with six month interest coupons #2 (Jan. 1877) through #20 (Jan 1886) remaining intact. Interest at 7% per annum. Incorporated in
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to 5*****r for (125.00 + 26.25) = 151.25
 
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Photo of Mojave Desert Mine1479 - Photo of Mojave Desert Mine
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Photo of Mojave Desert Mine, possibly lower Randsburg. This settlement is located near the mine in which most of the people worked. the mine on the si
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to m*****a for (55.00 + 13.20) = 68.20
 
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Southern California Desert Mining Stock Certificates1480 - Southern California Desert Mining Stock Certificates
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 5 different. Included: California King Gold Mines Company (1903, not cancelled, very ornate), Vanderbilt Mines Company (1933, not cancelled, th
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to 2*****s for (60.00 + 12.60) = 72.60
 
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